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Minnesota overcomes Gustafson’s Record 48 Points to Reach Semis

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a record-setting performance by Iowa’s Megan Gustafson, the fifth-seeded Hawkeyes fell to fourth-seeded Minnesota, 90-89, in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Gustafson, Iowa’s 6-foot, 3-inch junior center, scored 48 points, the most by any player – male or female […]

Iowa Dominates Northwestern Early, Holds On Late

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa avenged its 2017 Big Ten Tournament loss to Northwestern with a 55-45 victory over the Wildcats in the second round on Thursday afternoon. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (25-6), who will meet fourth-seed Minnesota Friday afternoon, were successful without much reliance on their best player.


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Mina Kimes of ESPN wrote on the polarizing Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor.

Chuck Culpepper of The Washington Post described Alabama’s 24-10 win over LSU and the consistency of the Crimson Tide.

George Schroeder of USA Today gives perspective of a child on the receiving end of the new Iowa football tradition of waving at […]

Illinois’ fresh start defeats Iowa, leads to unexpected quarterfinal appearance

By Jennifer Brugh |@JenniferRBrugh

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – He called it a fresh start. After an often challenging season at the University of Illinois, that’s how John Groce, coach of the Fighting Illini, defined the step that began this week. “Sometimes I think we can overcomplicate things,” Groce said. “And […]

Jones, Walker-Kimbrough power Maryland past Iowa

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Maryland’s Brionna Jones and Satori Walker-Kimbrough, consensus first-team All-Big Ten players, are what Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder called two of the best players in the nation.

Stop them from the outside, and they’ll find a way to succeed from within. […]